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CNN
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
brown, had agreed to waive his parental rights. when veronica was born, it was matt who cut the umbilical cord. ever since, she lived with them in south carolina. >> i guess people think that we're not supposed to love her until the ink is dry, we're supposed to kind of care for her until, you know, everything is years down the line and she's adopted. >> reporter: they were heartbroken when just four months after they brought veronica home, her biological father filed for paternity and custody, even though he had already signed a legal document saying he would not contest veronica's adoption. he was able to do so thanks to a little-known federal law from 1978 called the indian child welfare act. you see, brown is part cherokee and a member of the cherokee nation, which means veronica is part cherokee, too. congress passed the law after finding 30% of indian children were being removed from their homes and almost all of them were being placed with non-indian families. the law is designed to keep indian children with indian family members, and protect the interests of those ch
CNN
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
loved to use hair gel in order to spike up his brown hair. he was a little boy who looked forward to growing up. he liked to sing at the top of his lungs and would ask how old do i have to be before i can sing on a stage? he also wanted to know when he'd be old enough to order a foot long ham sandwich at subway one of his favorite places. james was born four weeks prematurely, his family used to joke, he came into the world because he was hungry. he was an early riser, always eager to start the day. at the end of the day, he loved nothing more than to cuddle up with this mom under a blanket on the couch. james also adored spending time with his dad. in his obituary, he writes, if dad was outside, james liked to be right there with him. their one was one of a kind. james was his dad's minute any look-alike. jessica rekos loved everything about horses. she'd spend her free time reading books about them. drawing pictures, each watching movies about them. her parents both raised in newtown called her a beautiful, creative little girl who spent time writing in journals and making up st
CNN
Dec 19, 2012 7:00pm PST
's hearts that will never be replaced. with her big brown eyes, caroline previdi was once nicknamed boo due to her resemblance to the character in the movie "monsters, inc." she was in the first grade and neighbors remember her sitting on the school bus sitting next to a boy for the first time and wanted to make sure that he wasn't scared. her family says her smile brought happiness to everyone she touched. for vicky soto teaching was a passion and a life long dream she was 27 years old. five years ago she began teaching first grade at sandy hook elementary, and she loved every minute of it. her mom says vicky loved her students more than life. always referring to them as her kids instead of her students. she wanted to be known as a good teacher but as a fun teacher. her students loved her. many said she was their favorite teacher. on friday, vicky died a hero. after hearing gunshots she herded her kids into the closet and shielded them from the gunman. >> she talked about them with such fondness and caring and i have no doubt in my mind she did everything she could to protect everyone of t
CNN
Dec 20, 2012 1:00am PST
family's hearts that will never be placed. >> with her big brown eyes, 6-year-old carol previdi was nicknamed boo character in the movie monsters inc. she was all smiles and called silly caroline because of the way she tried to make people laugh. she had a spunky side, loved to draw and dance. she was in the first grade and neighbors remember her sitting on the school bus sitting next to a nervous kindergarten boy who was going to school for the first time. she wanted to make sure that he wasn't scared. for vicki soto, teaching was passion and a life-long dream. she was 27 years old. five years ago she began teaching first grade at sandy hook elementary, and she loved every moment of it. her mom says vicky loved her students more than life. always referring to them as her kids, instead of her students. she wanted to be known as a good teacher but also as a fun teacher. her students loved her. many said she was their favorite teacher. on friday, vicki died a hero. after hearing gun shots, she herded her kids into the closet and shielded them from the gunman. >> she loved her kids
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 1:00am PST
. >> even among 6-year-olds, she's not afraid to shock. today, the brown paper bag test. she stops each child entering the classroom and compares their skin tone to a paper bag. >> let me see your arm. can you put your arm out for me? okay. you got to sit in the back. >> lighter than the bag, you can sit in the front. it's a real test from the early 1900s. used by social organizations like churches and fraternities and neighborhood groups to decide who was light skinned enough to join. >> was it too extreme to do to little kids? >> the more shocking the activity is the better because it's going to stick with them. >> why are you all feeling bad? >> she showed us that dark skin had to sit in the back and light skin had to sit in the front. i didn't think it was fair. >> it's an eye-opening report. "who is black in america" airs on cnn this sunday, 8:00 p.m. eastern and pacific. >>> kyung lah is back with another "360 bulletin." >>> new violent protests in egypt aimed at president morsi. they broke through barricades protecting the presidential palace while demonstrators outside cairo thr
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
return to the u.s. california governor jerry brown is undergoing treatment for localized cancer treatment. i understand you met a cool kid on your talkshow today. turned 12 today at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12/12. >> today at 12:12 p.m. what are you going to do? >> i'm going to yell out holla as loud as i can. [ applause ] >> you are allowed it is your birthday. >> aren't you going to be in class when you yell out? >> yes. >> i hope the teacher was okay with that. >> i hope he got his krispe kremes. >> how to get into the holiday spirit. . easy 15-minute homemade recipes you just pop in a microwave. like caramel chocolate drizzles. happier holidays. chex party mix. happier holidays. sfx- "sounds of african drum and flute" look who's back. again? it's embarrassing it's embarrassing! we can see you carl. we can totally see you. come on you're better than this...all that prowling around. yeah, you're the king of the jungle. have you thought about going vegan carl? hahaha!! you know folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than antelop
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